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Design of Integral Tunnel Structures

  • Zhen-Dong CuiEmail author
  • Zhong-Liang Zhang
  • Li Yuan
  • Zhi-Xiang Zhan
  • Wan-Kai Zhang
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Abstract

Tunnel structure, a kind of artificial underground construction, is the result of the development of human society. In ancient times, people live in natural caves. The original artificial tunnel structures start during the ancient war period, as the transfer channels or the shelter structures. Besides, the tunnel structures are also used to be the water diversion facilities in the water conservancy project. In recent times, the tunnel structures are widely used in the mineral, traffic, and military facilities. With the development of modern traffic engineering, the tunnel structures play more and more important roles.

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© China Architecture & Building Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhen-Dong Cui
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhong-Liang Zhang
    • 1
  • Li Yuan
    • 1
  • Zhi-Xiang Zhan
    • 1
  • Wan-Kai Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.China University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina

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